“I fell in love with Puerto Rico and decided to stay and pursue my passion: solving difficult problems and helping others achieve superior performance. I was lucky enough to find likeminded partners that would allow me to both contribute from day one and provide me an entrepreneurial environment in which I could thrive.”
René has over 15 years of experience in project management, strategic management and operations.
- Project Management
- Applied Business Analytics
- Sales Stimulation
- Financial Services
René joined V2A on September 2009. Prior joining V2A, René was a Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company where he was part of the financial institutions practice and operations and technology practice. Before McKinsey, René was head of volunteer network development for an electoral watchdog and he was graduate level project management professor at Universidad Catolica Andres Bello and CIED in Venezuela. René began his career as a Hydraulic engineer at CALTEC, a Venezuelan boutique engineering firm.
René holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Venezuela, a MSCE in construction management, MBA with emphasis in strategy and manufacturing and a PhD in Civil Engineering/Project Management from Purdue University.
René is an avid reader of all things business, behavioral economics, applied analytics, brain development and philosophy. He enjoys learning new things every day, tinkering with software and hardware, spending quality time with his family in outdoor activities and homebrewing.